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Windows 7: How to install xp on 16 bit computer (Pentium 1)

30 Nov 2009   #1
KCINREBAK

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
How to install xp on 16 bit computer (Pentium 1)

anyone know how this can be done...floppy disks...please help
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30 Nov 2009   #2
DarkXeno

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hmm you might want to find "Doc" for this one. The main thing I could say would be to have another computer and copy the cd to the hard drive then put the hard drive into the machine boot it and run the setup from drive, I use to do that with 98 on machine with no cd-roms, but I dont know if XP would lilke it too much but hey give it a shot why not.
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30 Nov 2009   #3
KCINREBAK

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Yeah its a project for school, apparently theres a file you need to copy from the xp setup folder to install on 16 bit...check out bootdisks.com I loaded the OS onto floppy disks but it still wont work
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01 Dec 2009   #4
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

You put XP on floppies ? ?

How many ? ?
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01 Dec 2009   #5
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patio View Post
You put XP on floppies ? ?

How many ? ?
probably 409.

The Pentium is also a 32bit processor.
80386 80486 Pentium Pentium Pro Pentium II Pentium III Pentium 4 Pentium M Core Celeron M Celeron D A100


these are the last 16bit processors from Intel,
8086 8088 80186 80188 80286
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02 Dec 2009   #6
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

How can you put a 32bit OS on a 16bit machine with no emulation?
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02 Dec 2009   #7
TJR357

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KCINREBAK View Post
Yeah its a project for school, apparently theres a file you need to copy from the xp setup folder to install on 16 bit...check out bootdisks.com I loaded the OS onto floppy disks but it still wont work
Even more of a project would be to install Windows 7 on a 16 bit machine.
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02 Dec 2009   #8
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TJR357 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KCINREBAK View Post
Yeah its a project for school, apparently theres a file you need to copy from the xp setup folder to install on 16 bit...check out bootdisks.com I loaded the OS onto floppy disks but it still wont work
Even more of a project would be to install Windows 7 on a 16 bit machine.
And be 16,000 floppies, LOL.
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04 Dec 2009   #9
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

Not sure but i believe we're getting our chain yanked here....
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05 Dec 2009   #10
KCINREBAK

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Ok...I kinof didnt give all the info. You need to use the windows 98 boot disc and installl dos right. Then you use dos to open the WINNT file in the xp setup folder.
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